Media powerhouse, Sean "Diddy" Combs will not only be performing at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards but he will also be receiving the Global Icon Award.
The award show will air live Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on September 12 at 8PM ET/PT. Diddy will be the third person to ever receive this award following the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2022 and Foo Fighters in 2021.
Diddy is truly making a comeback this year as this will be his first musical performance on the show since 2005 where he was both a host and a featured performer.
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This VMA performance will come just three days before the release of his comeback album, The Love Album: Off The Grid, his first proper solo album since 2007.
In addition to the Global Icon Award, Diddy has been nominated for four awards at this year's show: Best Collaboration for both “Gotta Move On” and “Creepin’ (Remix),” Best Rap, and Best R&B.
Aside from Diddy, Lil Wayne, Doja Cat, Anitta, Demi Lovato, and more will also be performing at this year's show and there has been rumors of a Hip-Hop 50 tribute performance.
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